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Hope Is Not A Strategy

Imagine a contest between two horses. History suggests one of the animals, having lost the majority of its races against the competitor, is the slower of the two. You are given even odds. Would you bet on the slower horse? The answer, of course, is no. Only a glutton for punishment would take even ...

Doug Sheridan - EnergyPoint Research


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > OilfieldsuppliersOil and Gas Industry +7

Shape Shifting!

The Majors ‘shape shift' whilst E&Ps slumber! Despite my feeble attempts at damning current newspaper articles as “silly season” journalism, here I touch on a couple of interesting ones from the Times on Friday and today. Firstly, one about Shell – similarly to BP - adopting a ‘lower forever' mi ...

Petromall Insights


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > Energy SuppliersBPShell +1

The Wooden Spoon!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wooden_spoon_(award ) Yet another article from the Daily Telegraph , this time reporting on the IEA's warning that “$1.3 trillion of oil and gas could be left stranded”. Now this is interesting as they are seeing that the Majors are recognising the risk and securing ...

David Bamford


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > Stranded ResourcesCarbon CaptureE&Ps +1

While E&Ps sleep!

David Bamford writes: In a previous article I highlighted what I will refer to as the “Tillerson Paradox” – namely the recognition that oil & gas are likely to remain a dominant component of energy supply for decades to come and yet accepting that carbon emissions (CO2 and CH4) are almost certainly ...

Petromall Insights


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > ClimateMajorsE&Ps